chorionic villus sampling

chorionic villus sampling
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌkȯr-ē-ˈä-nik ˈvɪl əs ˈsæm plɪŋ, ˈsɑm-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌkȯr-ē-ˈä-nik ˈvɪl əs ˈsæm plɪŋ, ˈsɑm-/

Definitions of chorionic villus sampling words

  • noun chorionic villus sampling a method of diagnosing genetic disorders early in pregnancy by the removal by catheter through the cervix or abdomen of a tiny sample of tissue from the chorionic villi 3
  • noun chorionic villus sampling a test for detecting genetic abnormalities, determining sex, etc. in a fetus: tissue samples of chorionic villi are removed from the uterus 3
  • noun chorionic villus sampling a prenatal test for detecting birth defects at an early stage of pregnancy, involving removal by needle of fluid from the chorionic villus, and examination of the cells obtained. 1
  • noun chorionic villus sampling (medicine) A form or prenatal diagnosis in which part of the placental tissue is tested for genetic abnormalities. 0

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